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Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
: this is the first time the fda has used new powers from a law passed just last year. to shutter a company it says is a continuing health risk. the government says it will not allow the country's largest organic peanut butter producer to reopen, until it says, sunland no longer has a reasonable probability of causing serious health consequences or death to humans. 8-year-old nate was one of those who ate sunland peanut butter sold at trader joe's. and feels he paid the price. >> it felt very painful. the stomach cramps. i was screaming loud. and i was saying, why does this happen to me? >> reporter: and this morning, food safety groups are hailing the shutdown as a warning to food companies that the new power granted the fda is not just for show. >> this gives us hope that fda is prepared to act aggressively and protect consumers. >> reporter: perhaps the most serious charge is that sunland continued to sell salmonella-contaminated products after they failed tests for the disease. sunland tells abc news, that's not true. saying it did not knowingly sell tainted peanuts or peanut butter. and they'r
Nov 22, 2012 1:40am PST
. >> santa claus, tooth fairy. >> reporter: alec baldwin and jude law lend their voices. and opening tomorrow, one master portraying another. anthony hopkins, hitchcock's making of psycho, and helen miren co-stars as hitchcock's wife, alma. >> i promised mother i wouldn't tell. >> oh. >> is there anything anthony hopkins cannot do? that looks great. that may be the one i check out. >> great casting. >> absolutely here. and we were talking about our favorite holiday movies earlier. my vote still is national lampooon's "christmas vacation." timelessly hysterical. you have a favorite holiday flick? >> when you are a kid and watch "home alone" what i watched growing up. every time i think of christmas i think of that. >> classic. good catch. good catch. that's the news for this half hour. follow us on face book at >> on twitter,@wnnfans. i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only
Nov 27, 2012 1:40am PST
is an extension of the new authority under the food safety law passed in 2011. sunland had planned to reopen its peanut processing plant tuesday. brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. >> okay. so what does this mean? they now have a right to a hearing and must prove to the agency that their facilities are clean enough to reopen. but until they can prove that, they will be shut down. and they voluntarily shut down their facilities in september when this happened. >> you sometimes hear about the fda getting involved after something that got a lot of people sick. but it's good to see some proactive stances here as opposed to reactive stance from the fda. >> sunland, 11 product lots of nut butter showed the presence of salmonella between june 2009 and september 2012. so this is not their first blemish on their record. >> not at all. bad nut butter gets you every time. >>> and now to a major warning about a staple on the breakfast table. grapefruit as well as grapefruit juice. canadian researchers say taking prescription medication with grapefruit juice can cause harmful or fatal interactions. those in
Nov 28, 2012 1:40am PST
should foot the bill because the city should have towed the car. >> if they go back and look at the law, i think they'll realize that they're the ones that perhaps made the biggest mistake and should really in my opinion let this young woman off the hook for this vast majority of these tickets. >> the woman, as you can imagine, is now suing her boyfriend and the city of chicago. the car was not considered abandoned by the city balls it was moved a number of times, within that same lot. >> come on, chicago. do her right. >>> a month after hurricane sandy, the obama administration is preparing to ask for more money for the recovery. the white house is expected to make the request to congress for billions of dollars in additional aid. congressional aides say the request which could top $11 billion is likely to come in the next couple of days. damage from sandy tops $70 billion in new york and new jersey alone. >>> and damage from downpours and flooding taking its toll across parts of great britain. flood watches and warnings are up for nearly all of wales and england. at least one death, a
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